It's about forty times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 12.670 leagues is 36.834630 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.02714837 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 0.34396980 leagues. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-fortieth as long as The Danube.
In other words, 12.670 leagues is 0.0247 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 40.50 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 513 leagues in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, 12.670 leagues is 0.0202 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 49.50 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 628 leagues across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as The Volga.
In other words, 12.670 leagues is 0.0199 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 50.30 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 635 leagues in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 12.670 leagues is 0.01869 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 53.50 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 677.80 leagues. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 63.70 times 12.670 leagues.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 808 leagues long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as long as I-80.
In other words, 12.670 leagues is 0.0151777 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 65.88610 times that amount.(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 834.7790 leagues. A 10.79910 leagues stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.